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Does turmeric really help protect us from cancer?

Turmeric is a rather unassuming root that you’d easily overlook – but ground down it’s a yellow-orange spice that’s at the heart of just about every Indian curry. But over the years numerous articles have appeared claiming that this common spice is able to cure anything from heartburn to an upset stomach, and keep at […]

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Curcumin Prevents and Treat Breast Cancer

Curcumin has been shown in the laboratory to have profound and diverse effects on breast cancer carcinogenesis, proliferation and metastasis. Furthermore, these anticancer actions have been observed against several types of breast cancer, including estrogen receptor positive and progesterone receptor positive (ER+/PR+), ER negative and PR negative (ER-/PR-), and HER2/neu overexpressing cell lines. Some degree […]

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Turmeric Helps Inhibit Cancer Cells

Turmeric can inhibit cancer causing cells The low incidence of colon cancer in Asians is due to the presence of curcumin, which is an active ingredient in turmeric Cancer and cardiovascular diseases researcher from Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Kutala Vijay Kumar is a vocal supporter of turmeric (haldi in Hindi) and its myriad […]

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Curcumin May Help Prostate Cancer Patients

Curcumin May Help Urinary Function In Prostate Cancer Patients Could the spice curcumin (derived from turmeric) actually help control the side effects of radiation treatment in prostate cancer patients? A trial recently discussed in the Journal of Cancer Science & Therapeutics draws that link, particularly in assisting urinary function and frequency. Radiation is commonly used […]

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